1. LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Reportedly Engaged in Contract Extension Talks

    Even after his relatively disappointing 2016-17 season, the San Antonio Spurs are reportedly interested in signing LaMarcus Aldridge to an extension, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

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  2. Lakers Rumors: Julius Randle, LA Not Expected to Agree on Contract Extension

    Julius Randle will not likely sign an extension with the Los Angeles Lakers before Monday's deadline. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN...

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  3. LeBron James Injury: Tyronn Lue 'Doesn't Know' If Star Will Play vs. Celtics

    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said on Monday that he "really doesn't know" if LeBron James will be able to play in the team's season opener against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night, according to Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports...

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  4. Inside the New Superstar Reality of the NBA

    The biggest names in basketball are done playing musical chairs for now. As the real games begin, does anyone really want to be like Steph and Co. anyway? B/R Mag criss-crossed the country to ask everyone—from Hoodie Melo to CP3 and, yes, even the Nets—to

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  5. CJ McCollum Says NBA 'Didn't Have to Suspend' Him for Season Opener

    While CJ McCollum acknowledges he broke a rule by leaving the bench in an on-court altercation during Wednesday's preseason game against the Phoenix Suns , he believes the NBA could ...

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  6. Lakers News: Latest Buzz on Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and More

    Lonzo Ball is one of the biggest names in the NBA right now for two reasons: He can flat out play and, of course, his father, LaVar, has promoted him and his Big Baller Brand at every opportunity...

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  7. Hassan Whiteside Says Trash Talk on Twitter with Joel Embiid Is 'All Fun'

    Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside said his exchange of words with Joel Embiid on social media Friday night was "all fun...

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  8. 2018 NBA Draft: Top 50 Prospects to Watch for as New Season Begins

    The 2017 NBA draft prospects raised the bar for star power and depth. And the early projected 2018 field appears capable of matching them. Scouts have already started making the rounds and attending practices in preparation for next June's draft...

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  9. Who Will Be Houston Rockets' Alpha PG? 'Whoever Has the Ball'

    HOUSTON — It didn't take long for the Houston Rockets to see what their new backcourt tandem of Chris Paul and James Harden would look like...

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  10. B/R Staff Predictions for the 2017-18 NBA Regular Season

    The 2017-18 NBA season is nearly upon us, but with one more dog day still in our way, it's a different kind of season we're focused on...

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  11. Cavs News: Latest Buzz on LeBron James' Ankle Injury, Dwyane Wade and More

    LeBron James has never missed a season opener, but that streak could come to an end because of a nagging left ankle injury. According to the Associated Press (h/t NBA ...

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  12. Dark-Horse Candidates for Every NBA Award in 2017-18

    Preseason NBA awards predictions that aim only to identify the most likely recipient in every category have their place. This space just isn't it...

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  13. No. 1 Overall Draft Pick Markelle Fultz to Start Season on Bench for 76ers

    Markelle Fultz will begin his rookie season on the bench. Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown told reporters the team plans on using the 2017 No. 1 overall draft pick with the second unit, citing his lack of work in the preseason...

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  14. Fantasy Basketball 2017: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Best Team Names

    The NBA is nearly back, which means final preparations need to be made for fantasy drafts that are getting in just under the wire before the start of the 2017-18 regular season on Tuesday...

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  15. Caron Butler Tells TMZ Dwyane Wade Considered Lakers, Thunder Before Cavs

    Former NBA player Caron Butler told TMZ that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade considered the Miami Heat , Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers as potential destinations after his buyout from the Chicago Bulls ...

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  16. Richard Jefferson, Bucks Reportedly Have Mutual Interest Once SF Clears Waivers

    ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin reported Saturday that veteran forward Richard Jefferson and the Milwaukee Bucks have mutual interest in a contract once he clears waivers...

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  17. Emeka Okafor to Play for 76ers' G League Team in NBA Comeback Attempt

    ESPN.com's Ian Begley reported Saturday that veteran center Emeka Okafor has agreed to play for the Philadelphia 76ers ' G League affiliate in an effort to sign with an NBA team...

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  18. Lakers Fans Name Son After Lonzo Ball

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball hasn't even suited up for a regular-season game yet, but that didn't stop one family from naming its son after him...

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  19. Dante Exum Reportedly Looking to Avoid Surgery on Shoulder Injury

    Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum is reportedly exploring alternative treatment for a shoulder injury that could allow him to avoid season-ending surgery. On Saturday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...

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  20. DeAndre Liggins, Erik McCree, Tony Mitchell Waived by Miami Heat

    Needing to cut their roster down before the NBA regular season begins, the Miami Heat have waived DeAndre Liggins, Erik McCree and Tony Mitchell...

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  21. CJ McCollum Suspended 1 Game for Leaving Bench in Altercation vs. Suns

    The NBA announced Saturday it suspended Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation in Wednesday's 113-104 preseason win over the Phoenix Suns , according to ESPN...

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  22. Kendrick Perkins Released by Cavaliers, May Join Cleveland Coaching Staff

    Kendrick Perkins will have to look for another team as he continues his comeback effort after the Cleveland Cavaliers released him on Saturday. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Cavs waived Perkins, getting their roster down to 15 players...

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  23. Fantasy Basketball 2017: Latest Rankings for Top NBA Players and Sleepers

    The NBA has never been more star-studded than it is today. While some people may complain about the league's lack of parity, the fact remains that there are excellent players all across the NBA's 30 teams...

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  24. Joel Embiid and Hassan Whiteside Engage in Twitter Beef

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside competed against each other on the court Friday at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Then, the battle spilled onto social media...

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  25. Kevin Durant Says Giannis Antetokounmpo Can Be Best NBA Player Ever

    Kevin Durant 's fandom of Giannis Antetokounmpo has been well-documented over the past year, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP heaped more praise on the Milwaukee Bucks stud Friday...

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